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Word: transpire

Definition: (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores


Sentences Containing 'transpire'

All memorable events, I should say, transpire in morning time and in a morning atmosphere.
Mouse is taken to each of the key locations at specific times in order to witness the events transpire.
So that, through their zeal for him, they had all conspired, so far as in them lay, to muffle up the knowledge of this thing from others; and hence it was, that not till a considerable interval had elapsed, did it transpire upon the Pequod's decks.
The transpiration ratio is the ratio of the mass of water transpired to the mass of dry matter produced; the transpiration ratio of crops tends to fall between 200 and 1000 ("i.e.", crop plants transpire 200 to 1000 kg of water for every kg of dry matter produced).

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